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SABC has suspended three permanent employees and one freelancer following evidence showing that President Cyril Ramaphosa’s recent speech to the nation was an act of sabotage. In a statement released,The SABC said the preliminary investigation into the incident has revealed that material for the 6pm broadcast of the President’s pre-recorded…
Courtesy of SABC. The inquiry is investigating allegations of corruption at the public broadcaster. Yesterday the former SABC board chairperson Ben Ngubane told the commission that Hlaudi Motsoeneng was appointed to executive positions at the state broadcaster, even though he did not have a matric qualification, because of his sterling…
The University of KwaZulu-Natal has confirmed that Natasha Conabeer was not a student in any of their campuses. According to UKZN spokesperson, Ashton Bodrick, the 23-year-old had applied to study at the institution in 2014, however she never formally registered but this does not diminish the outrage we feel as…
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth gave final approval to a piece of legislation which seeks to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson from taking the country out of the European Union without an exit deal on Oct. 31. Her action, known as a Royal Assent, came after parliament voted against attempts by Johnson…
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has released a statement confirming that its leader Julius Malema will report to the Hawks Office in Silverton, Pretoria, to give a warning statement relating to allegations that he discharged a firearm during the EFF’s fifth birthday celebrations in East London in 2018. Press Alert:…
Nicholas Ninow has pleaded guilty to two counts of rape and possession of drugs at the North Gauteng High court however He still went on trial as the state disputed his version of events in his plea explanation. The 22 year old has pleaded guilty to raping a seven year…
Police confirmed this morning that there had been a second fatality in the Johannesburg CBD violence that is linked to ongoing xenophobic riots that broke out last week. Johannesburg Metro Police Department chief David Tembe said the second victim was shot in Malvern, while the first victim had been stabbed…
Police said incidents of attacks on businesses were reported in parts of the CBD where police fired stun grenades and rubber bullets to restrain the crowd. Courtesy of ENCA. Fresh protests have erupted in the Johannesburg CBD and one person died while five other people were injured. Police spokesperson Captain…
President Cyril Ramaphosa has admitted the country is facing a national crisis of violence against women. “We are reviewing laws on domestic violence and sexual offences to prioritise the needs and interests of survivors,” Ramaphosa said. “We are going to overhaul and modernise the national register of gender-based violence offenders…
Robert Mugabe became prime minister of Zimbabwe in 1980 and served as the country's president from 1987 until his forced resignation in 2017. Who Was Robert Mugabe? Robert Mugabe was born on February 21, 1924, in Kutama, Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). In 1963, he founded ZANU, a resistance movement against…
Buckingham Palace announced more details of their trip, revealing the parents would fly with baby Archie to Cape Town on the 23rd of September 2019. And after a number of public appearances together, Meghan, 38, is expected to stay in Johannesburg with Archie while Prince Harry, 34, goes to Botswana,…
Former President Thabo Mbeki has described late former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as “an outstanding fighter for liberation not only of the people of Zimbabwe but also all other colonially and racially oppressed people”. Mugabe passed away in Singapore aged 95. He had been battling ill-health and was being treated…
Hundreds of mourners bid farewell to Uyinene Mrwetyana,who will will be laid to rest. The 19 year University of Cape Town student was found dead after going missing last month. Courtesy of SABC. and You Tube.
Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has died at the age of 95, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said. It is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing on of Zimbabwe's founding father and former President, Cde Robert Mugabe (1/2) — President of Zimbabwe (@edmnangagwa) September 6, 2019 Cde Mugabe was…
Judge Daya Pillay has ruled in favour of ANC Nec Member Derek Hanekom in his civil case against former president Jacob Zuma. Judge Pillay ruled that Zuma’s tweet had been “untrue, defamatory and unlawful” and ordered the former head of state to apologise to Hanekom and remove the tweet within…
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni told the World Economic Forum on Africa that the majority of South Africans are against xenophobia,and He has called on for a political solution on the attacks of foreign nationals. He was speaking during the opening plenary session of the world event and made the remarks…
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson,has refused to resign in the wake of his own brother's,Jo Johnson decision to quit the government over an “unresolvable tension” between the national interest and family ties. The prime minister was asked if he would follow his younger sibling out the doors of parliament but…
Mxolisi Kaunda was finally sworn in as mayor of eThekwini Municipality. His deputy will be Belinda Scott and the new speaker of the municipality,will be Weziwe Thusi. The voting tally was as follow: Mayor:Mxolisi Kaunda-108 Nicole Graham 82Deputy MayorANC Belinda Scott- 115 DA -Thabani Mthethwa-81Chief whipANC Mkhize-126 AIC- Mhlanga-74 This…
Reuters - Tanzania’s national carrier suspended its flights from the commercial capital Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg citing ongoing violence that was a risk to its passengers. “You are aware that there is ongoing violence in South Africa whereby the youth have taken laws in their hands,” Tanzania’s Transport Minister…
President Cyril Ramaphosa wants parliament to start the process to make sex offender list public. Courtesy of ENCA. The president has also announced that Treasury will make additional funding to coordinate campaigns on gender based violence.
Three people have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of a Grade R pupil in front of her school in Vanderbijlpark, police confirmed. The kidnappers demanded a ransom of R2 million but it was never paid. She was reunited with her family the following day after the kidnappers dropped…
South Africa's economy grew by 3.1 percent in the second quarter of 2019, it was helped by the mining sector which recorded its strongest growth since 2016, the Stats SA said. Statistics SA further said mining was up 14.4 percent, followed by the finance sector which added 4.1 percent and…
MultiChoice has shut its offices and branches in Nigeria and Zambia. This follows protests at the group's Nigerian and Zambian offices in Lagos and Lusaka. Meanwhile, Reuters reports that MTN stores in three Nigerian cities have been attacked and all stores and service centres in the country have been shut…
President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned "acts of wanton violence" against foreigners as crowds of people plundered shops and set fire to buildings for a second day in Johannesburg. Police fired rubber bullets and arrested seven people in the township of Alexandra this morning, a day after clashing with looters who…
At least 80 students braved the weather for a vigil for UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana last night. There were the soft sounds of sniffling, crying and many held each other in sorrowful and comforting embraces throughout the two-hour-long vigil. University of Cape Town (UCT) vice-chancellor Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng said the…
Image: Reuters. The prime minister of the Bahamas has posted an update on Twitter, reiterating what he said at his media briefing, that so far there have been five confirmed deaths in Abaco and that the hurricane which is expected to continue to batter Grand Bahama Island for “many more…
The six-year-old Amy-Lee de Jager has been found. She was kidnapped outside her school in Vanderbijlpark yesterday and her kidnappers were demanding R2million ransom for her release. Police spokesman Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo said: "Amy was found this morning and she is undergoing a medical examination at a local hospital. The…
The 28th World Economic Forum on Africa will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, on 4-6 September. The theme of the meeting is Shaping Inclusive Growth and Shared Futures in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This year’s meeting falls in a year when 20 elections will take place across the…
The man arrested in connection with the disappearance of missing University of Cape Town student Uyinene Mrwetyana has been charged with her murder and rape as well as defeating the ends of justice. Mrwetyana disappeared more than a week ago. Three private investigators joined police in an extensive search for…
The situation remains tense in Jeppestown and Malvern following the arrest of 31 people in connection with the looting and torching of shops in the areas over the weekend. Yesterday, chaos erupted in Jeppestown after criminals looted and torched foreign-owned shops following a fire at a building that claimed three…
A 6-year-old Grade R girl was kidnapped by four men in front of Laerskool Kollegepark in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, at around 07:40 this morning. Gauteng police spokesperson Kay Makhubele says the girl was taken by four men driving in a a white Toyota Fortuner. The Grade R pupil, was identified as…
At least five people have been killed and many more injured in the second mass shooting in the US state of Texas in a month. First to be shot was a policeman who stopped the gunman's car between the cities of Midland and Odessa. The gunman went on to shoot…
Image:UNICEF. Since the Ebola epidemic struck in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) one year ago, almost 600 of around 850 children who have caught the virus have now died, the UN Children’s Fund UNICEF reported yesterday. “The news that the total number of deaths has…
The University of Cape Town (UCT) has announced that Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe has been elected as the next chancellor of the university, a position that she will take up from 1 January 2020. She takes the reins from Graça Machel,who was first elected in 1999 and her second term will…
The City of Tshwane and its Municipal Manager Dr Moeketsi Mosola have parted ways. It was initially agreed that He would leave by end of July but the deadline was missed and extended to August 31 by Tshwane Mayor Steven Mokgalapa. And it was reported that He will receive R6…
Denel has been granted R1.8 billion bailout from National Treasury and the additional R1 billion bailout will be considered in 2020/21 budget. The state-run arms firm had asked the government for a R2.8 billion cash injection to help it emerge from a financial crisis and secure lucrative export deals. In…
The Gauteng High Court has ordered Brian Shivambu to pay R1.78m to VBS Mutual Bank's liquidators. The order is in relation to an application by Anoosh Rooplal, the liquidator of the now defunct mutual bank, as part of their efforts to recover R2.7 million that was part of a R4-million…
Cosatu has discussed finance minister Tito Mboweni’s economic strategy document after it was released for public comment earlier this week. Speaking at a media briefing today,Cosatu deputy general secretary Solly Phetoe questioned why the document was released without consultation with cabinet and said the paper sought to exploit the country's…
The Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has withdrawn her appeal against a ruling in the high court in Pretoria which interdicted the implementation of remedial action in her report on the South African Revenue Service "Rogue Unit" investigation. A notice of withdrawal states: "...the first and second applicants (Public Protector and…
Former Free State Social Economic Development MEC,Mxolisi Dukwana has called the ANC General Secretary Ace Magashule a blesser. He was testifying at the state capture inquiry for the second day and He further said if law enforcement had done their work, Magashule wouldn’t be sitting in Luthuli House but would…
Adam Catzavelos has reached a settlement with South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) over his racist comments,He made while on holiday in Greece. He appeared in the Randburg Magistrates Court where details of the R150,000 fine were disclosed. The video was recorded while he was on holiday last year and…
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) in Free State said despite experiencing challenges with Maluti-a-Phofung municipal by-elections everything went according to plan. New Maluti a Phofung council composition. ANC 37 (47) Independents 10 (0) EFF 9 DA 5 DPSA 4 AULA 2 APC 1 AIC 1. Total 69-ANC retain outright control…
The ANC in Kwazulu-Natal has confirmed that eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede has withdrawn her resignation. And according to the sources she is appealing the ANC's decision to redeploy her. Gumede and other senior executives in the eThekwini and Msunduzi executive councils had officially handed in their resignations on Monday. Her…
Public transport has been suspended in the Pretoria CBD as the taxi drivers demand answers after one of their own was killed, allegedly by the foreign nationals. Taxi operators allege that there is corruption involving police which led to the mysterious murder. Some of the drivers claim police corruption prevented …
Minister of Labour Thulas Nxesi has promised that his department will be "hard" on employers who do not meet their employment equity targets. The employment equity report,was handed over to Labour and Employment Minister, and He lamented the fact that the country still has a long way to go when…
Minister of Finance,Tito Mboweni, is calling on the members of the public to make comments on a paper published today on the Treasury website, titled: Economic transformation, inclusive growth, and competitiveness. He said the paper is an attempt to translate the broad outcomes of inclusive growth, economic transformation, and competitiveness…
Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro has rejected offer of aid from the G7. French President Emmanuel Macron said the funds would immediately be available to Brazil, to allow fire-fighting planes to stem record blazes in the rain-forest. Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles had told reporters that they had welcomed the G7…
The justice committee in parliament has taken a resolution to ask the National Assembly speaker Thandi Modise to instruct the assembly's rules committee to urgently draft rules on how to remove the public protector and other heads of Chapter 9 institutions. The MP'S have agreed to refer the process for…
Veteran journalist Ben Said has died. He was recently re-appointed as a director of news at eNCA and He was 45. eNCA’s Editor Jeremy Maggs said: “Ben was one of the country’s best television journalists and his loss to the station is immense.". His brother Nick said: "It is with…
The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has confirmed it received Zandile Gumede's resignation as mayor,including the rest of the ANC executive members in the eThekwini and Msunduzi councils. This came after the party made sweeping leadership changes to the executives in those councils following a special provincial executive committee (PEC) meeting on…
The African National Congress (ANC) has send its condolences to the Watson family after he died in a car accident near OR Tambo International Airport this morning. In a statement, the ANC described Watson as a dedicated anti-apartheid activist. "Cde Gavin in particular played a significant role in providing support,…
News24 reports that Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson parked his metallic blue BMW X5 at the company's Krugersdorp office before he signed out a company Toyota Corolla for the weekend, in which he died on early hours of this morning. The controversial businessman has also called a prayer meeting of directors…
Bosasa CEO,Gavin Watson has been killed in a horrific car accident in the early hours of this morning close to OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. Bosasa executives have rushed to the scene of the accident on the R21 near the airport, where a Bosasa company registered Toyota Corolla was…
Sowetanlive has reported that Siphiwe Nyanda is suing former president Jacob Zuma for defamation,He wants R800 000 compensation and an apology in the application reportedly brought to the Gauteng South High Court. This follows Zuma's lengthy opening statement at the Zondo Commission at which he outlined that the were people…
South African Women in Dialogue (SAWID) deeply mourns the unexpected passing of one of its founding trustees, Dr. Thandi Cynthia Ndlovu. She was known variously as a committed feminist activist, as a military commander, as a medical practitioner and as an extraordinary business woman and owner of Motheo Construction, the…
Image:Presidency. President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Biarritz and is accompanied by Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Dr Naledi Pandor and Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams. The G7 is a forum of seven countries,France,Germany,Italy,Japan,US,the United Kingdom and Canada and its leaders meet annually to discuss important…
The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) has officially elected Velenkosini Hlabisa as the new party leader. He is currently the leader of the official opposition in the KwaZulu-Natal legislature and takes over from Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi who founded the party and led it for over 44 years. Hlabisa's term will run…
Image:Forbes Africa. Dr Thandi Ndlovu has died following a horrific car crash earlier today,while she was on her way to a funeral in Rustenburg in the North West. According to the reports,She was rushed to hospital,but unfortunately it was too late. Ndlovu established Motheo Construction in 1999. The company acquired…
The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) is set to choose a successor to Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, who has led the party since its formation in 1975. And it has been reported that Velenkosini Hlabisa is poised to take over as leader of the Inkatha Freedom Party this weekend as the IFP…
European leaders have threatened to tear up a trade deal with South America, reflecting growing international anger at Brazil as a record number of fires in the Amazon rain-forest intensified an unfolding environmental crisis. Amid a global concern and condemnation, Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, in an address to the…
I’m not surprised by @Julius_S_Malema revelations regarding @Derek_Hanekom. It is part of the plan I mentioned at the Zondo Commission. @Derek_Hanekom is a known enemy agent. — Jacob G Zuma (@PresJGZuma) 25 July 2019 Judgment has been reserved in the matter between ANC national executive committee (NEC) member Derek Hanekom…
On the 21st of August 2019, the Equality Court ruled that gratuitous displays of the Apartheid-era national flag constitutes hate speech, harassment and unfair discrimination in terms of the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act (‘The Equality Act’). The application was brought by the Nelson Mandela Foundation…
The Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, together with the Minister of Communication and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams announced that SuperSport have agreed on commercial terms with the SABC, which allows it to broadcast PSL matches on television. The SABC was refused broadcast rights by SuperSport after it…
The protesting students of University of Fort Hare were caught on camera chasing down a cow, moments before butchering it. The university reported that two cows were killed after students hacked off chunks of meat while the animals were still alive. The incident took place during the ongoing violent protests.…
The Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has revealed a letter that says the ANC has received R3 million from Bosasa and President Cyril Ramaphosa said he wanted to see the letter. He then handed a copy of the letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa in Parliament, asking him what the Treasurer…
The current KZN MEC for Transport, Safety and Community Liaison,Mxolisi Kaunda has been appointed mayor of the eThekwini Municipality and Belinda Scott, the current MEC for finance in the province, will be the deputy mayor. He will replace the ousted mayor Zandile Gumede, who was relieved of her duties last…
The ANC withdraws its motion of no confidence against Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba and said they will table it again at the next Council sitting. They wanted to remove Mashaba saying the city is in a poor financial state. ANC Greater Johannesburg regional chairperson Geoff Makhubo,said the City of Joburg…
Image:Times. EFF leader Julius Malema has asked the Constitutional Court to give guidance about the recent interim interdict applications against public protector's remedial action. Urgent guidance is needed from the Constitutional Court on the right way to handle urgent interim interdict applications against the public protector, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)…
Nomgcobo Jiba went to court to file an urgent interdict to stop Parliament from going ahead with the process of either endorsing or rejecting President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to fire her. As a result,speaker of the National Assembly Thandi Modise and the parties involved in the urgent interdict of Parliament’s…
The Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane said the court ruling that suspended her order that President Cyril Ramaphosa take disciplinary action against Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan over the SA Revenue Service (Sars) “rogue unit” will “create unbearable conditions” for the functioning of her office and she wants the Constitutional…
The 1928 Flag of South Africa has came to globally represent a symbol of white supremacy, exclusion and hatred and is considered by most South Africans as a source of trauma and terror. The Nelson Mandela Foundation applied to the Equality Court for gratuitous displays of the flag to be…
The Equality Court has ruled that the gratuitous display of the apartheid flag constitutes hate speech. Courtesy of Sabcnews. The complaint was lodged by the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC).
The North Gauteng High Court has set aside the findings of the Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the controversial arms deal. Corruption Watch and the Right2Know brought an application to review and set aside the findings of the controversial commission, headed by Judge Willie Seriti, which both organisations argued misled…
Gauteng Cooperative Governance MEC Lebogang Maile said that nine out of 11 municipalities in the province were at risk of degenerating to a dysfunctional level. The MEC cited the Auditor-General's report on municipalities which showed regression and He has since established a committee to investigate these problems. He further said…
A man was killed by a lions at the Dinokeng Game Reserve, north of Pretoria. Early reports indicated that the victim was the owner of the lions. According to Best Care emergency service spokesperson Xander Loubser, three lions were shot and killed after the fatal attack. “We received a call…
Today marked one-year anniversary of the public hearings of the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture. The commission was established following then public protector Thuli Madonsela's recommendations that President Jacob Zuma should establish the commission and the Chief Justice appointing its chair. She wanted the commission to be chaired…
The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ruled this morning that state-owned arms utility Denel must urgently pay over unemployment insurance and tax deductions from employees salaries. The High Court made the ruling after trade union Solidarity brought an urgent application to compel Denel to make the payments. Denel has…
Constitutional Court Justice Edwin Cameron has retired after 25 years as a judge. Cameron, who is openly gay and was one of the first public figures to disclose his HIV status, first graced the bench as an acting judge on 20 August 1994 until December of the same year. The…
President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the controversial Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Bill into law. The legislation is perhaps known for its proposed introduction of a demerit system for drivers, and it is expected to fundamentally change driving in the country. Some of the biggest changes include: Depending…
Commissar Tebogo Mokwele has resigned after confessing to having received money from President Cyril Ramaphosa's 2017 ANC presidential campaign following a bereavement. “I have decided to save the organisation the painful time to subject me to a disciplinary process,"She said in her statement. Read the full statement below: EFF confirmed…
Deputy minister of state security Zizi Kodwa has confirmed receiving R50,000 from a bank account linked to President Cyril Ramaphosa's CR17 campaign. He said he didn’t have to explain why Cyril Ramaphosa’s presidential campaign paid him R50,000 almost two years after the governing party’s Nasrec conference. City Press reported yesterday…
President Cyril Ramaphosa is scheduled back in the National Assembly (NA) on Thursday to reply to oral questions from Members of the house,which arguably it will be a tough week for him,given the revelation of details of his CR17 presidential campaign. EFF MP Tebogo Mokwele received money from President Cyril…
Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula has send his condolences to the families of the N1 crash victims,which claimed the lives of ten people. It is believed that the crash took place when the taxi driver lost control of the minibus taxi and hit the concrete barrier on the highway. According…
Image:Reuters. A bomb has exploded in a wedding hall in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing 63 people and wounding more than 180. The explosion took place on Saturday evening in an area in the west of the city mostly populated by Shia Muslims and women and children were among the…
Image:AFP. Earlier today,Sudan's main opposition coalition and the ruling military council have formally signed a final power-sharing deal, paving the way for a transition to a civilian-led government. The landmark agreement signed today in the capital Khartoum came after a long period of negotiations following the overthrow of longtime leader…
Zimbabwe's main opposition group has called off anti-government protests in the capital Harare at the last minute, after failing to overturn a police ban. However, protesters who had already gathered in the city were violently dispersed by police and several were hurt. The opposition said the ban exposed the "fascist"…
As South Africa reflects on the Marikana massacre that claimed the lives of 34 mineworkers seven years ago,President Cyril Ramaphosa's tweet on the commemoration of Marikana, was met with mixed reactions. The Marikana tragedy stands out as the darkest moment in the life of our young democracy. Today we remember…
Today marks seven years since 34 mineworkers were shot dead during a protest demanding better wages and working conditions at then Lonmin Platinum's Marikana operations. "Despite having dockets since 2017, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has failed to prosecute anyone for the deaths on 16 August 2012." The Farlam Commission…
The High Court in Pretoria ruled that the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane was personally liable for a fraction of costs in the case relating to her report on the Estina dairy farm project. She was ordered to pay 7.5% of the costs of the DA and 7.5% of the costs…
Gauteng MEC for Safety Faith Mazibuko has condemned the looting of foreign-owned shops in Soweto. Mazibuko has called for calm in the aftermath of the conflict. Last night residents from several parts of Soweto, including Dobsonville, Zola and Orlando looted shops owned by foreign nationals. Police have confirmed that seven…
Foreign-owned shops in Soweto were under siege last night as residents went on a looting spree in about six townships. Townships that have been affected so far are said to be Zola, Emdeni, Moletsane, White City, Zondi and Rockville. Police spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele has confirmed the incidents and said …
Image: Sabcnews. The Chairperson of Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Basic Education, Ms Bongiwe Mbinqo-Gigaba, has strongly condemned inappropriate tweets and images distributed by the Department of Basic Education’s spokesperson. She said the tweets objectify women in a campaign that is meant to encourage learners to read in order to lead.…
The Public Protector has filed record of documents that led to the adverse report against President Cyril Ramaphosa's over his ANC presidential campaign. Ramaphosa's lawyers questioned the legality of how documents including the bank statements and emails were obtained. Deputy Judge President Aubrey Ledwaba then wrote to the lawyers of…
ANC Women's League president Bathabile Dlamini has issued a threat to the ruling party, warning that women may break away if the ANC continues to purge female leaders. She was speaking in Parktown where the ANCWL was holding a conversation with President Cyril Ramaphosa on the progress on the socioeconomic…
The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has confirmed that Zandile Gumede has been removed as eThekwini mayor. Gumede has been implicated in a report compiled on the state of the 11 municipalities including eThekwini. The report cited infighting, rampant corruption and a complete collapse of service delivery. She is facing fraud and…
The African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal is set to announce its decision on the fate of Mayor Zandile Gumede after a two-day provincial executive committee meeting in Durban. According to the sources,the PEC used a damning report compiled by the Kwazulu-Natal Cogta Department after a comprehensive assessment of all…
Residents at the Stellenbosch University campus were given alternative accommodation for the night after a fire broke out in the residence around 19:00 last night. The fire in the residence for women at the Stellenbosch University campus was brought under control by 20:30, and all residents were brought to safety.…
Axed NPA boss Nomgcobo Jiba has applied to cross-examine Angelo Agrizzi at the commission of inquiry into state capture. Agrizzi detailed how Jiba,Mrwebi and Jackie Lephinka, who was Jiba's assistant, would be paid as they were handling the investigation involving Bosasa and the correctional service department. He further said in…
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